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Swimming Bladder

Yu Biao
Yu Biao #

Name

Yu Biao (Swimming Bladder)

  1. Yu Biao
  2. 魚鰾
  3. 鱼鳔

The Effect of Swimming Bladder

Property

Sweet, neutral; liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Tonify the kidney to replenish essence, stop bleeding, dissipate blood stasis and resolve swelling.

Indications

Spermatorrhea due to kidney deficiency, traumatic hemorrhage, hematemesis, haemorrhoids, metrorrhagia, tetanus, postpartum convulsion.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g, or made into powder, 3~6 g. Proper dosage is for external application, dissolved for applying.

Cations

It is contraindicated for poor appetite with excessive phlegm.